Uhrik Truckers

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Uhrik Truckers
Full name Uhrik Truckers Soccer Club
Nickname(s) Truckers
Founded 1933
League American Soccer League
Current season

Philadelphia German-American was an American soccer club based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that was an inaugural member of the professional American Soccer League.

Before the 1941/42 season the club became known as the Philadelphia Americans. During the 1953/54 season, the franchise was bought by a trucking magnate and renamed the Uhrik Truckers.

The team earned a "mini-double" in 1955 winning the league championship and league cup (the Lewis Cup). The club also won the National Amateur Cup in 1933 and 1934 and the Lewis Cup in 1941, 1943 and 1958.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
1933/34 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1934/35 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1935/36 N/A ASL 4th No playoff Champion
1936/37 N/A ASL 3rd, American Did not qualify ?
1937/38 N/A ASL 1st, American Semifinals ?
1938/39 N/A ASL 2nd, American Final Semifinals
1939/40 N/A ASL 6th No playoff ?
1940/41 N/A ASL 2nd No playoff ?
1941/42 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1942/43 N/A ASL 3rd No playoff ?
1943/44 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1944/45 N/A ASL 2nd No playoff ?
1945/46 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1946/47 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1947/48 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1948/49 N/A ASL 6th Did not qualify ?
1949/50 N/A ASL 6th No playoff ?
1950/51 N/A ASL 6th No playoff ?
1951/52 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1952/53 N/A ASL 3rd No playoff Semifinals
1953/54 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1954/55 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) Semifinal
1955/56 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1956/57 N/A ASL 2nd No playoff ?
1957/58 N/A ASL 7th No playoff ?
1958/59 N/A ASL 3rd No playoff ?
1959/60 N/A ASL 10th No playoff ?
1960/61 N/A ASL 10th No playoff ?
1961/62 N/A ASL 9th No playoff ?
1962/63 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1963/64 N/A ASL 7th No playoff ?
1964/65 N/A ASL 5th No playoff ?

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Notable Players[edit]